Librarian & Archivist - New York Academy of Art

Posted on January 29, 2019


The Academy seeks a Librarian and Archivist to manage collections and provide services to students, faculty and staff. The ideal candidate will possess leadership and communication skills and enjoy working with a close-knit team of dedicated administrators. The Librarian and Archivist plans, coordinates, and assures effectiveness for all Library operations. He/ she will draw on knowledge of contemporary library and archival practices to model an environment of academic excellence, carry out strategic planning and promote and deliver research support.


Responsibilities: STRATEGY

• Develop strategic goals for learning resources

• Create and maintain budget, manage grant opportunities and applications

• Assess annual usage statistics

• Hire, schedule, and supervise graduate assistants and manage completion of federal work study awards COLLECTIONS

• Oversee print, specimen and cast collections and the Academy archives

• Select and catalog resources for purchase and subscription

• Maintain collection development policy

• Manage electronic resources including databases and periodicals

• Design systems for collections unique to the Academy SERVICES

• Provide library reference, bibliographic instruction, technological assistance and research support to faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

• Lead library orientations, workshops and instruction sessions for students and faculty

• Maintain and update computers, copiers, audio-visual equipment and printers


• Masters in Library or Archival Sciences

• 1-2 years experience working in a library or archives

• Excellent communication skills

• Team player

• Ability to work with a wide variety of professionals and students Preferred Qualifications:

• Excellent writing and editing skills

• Experience with assessment or accreditation

• Background or interest in art history


Please include a cover letter with salary requirements


New York, NY 10013

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